You are cordially invited by the Department of Political Science
Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy,
Central European University
to a Public Seminar entitled
"Hydropolitics and Eco-Political Decision Making along the Danube"
including three talks:
"Confidence Building Measures in Environmental Disputes:
the Development of International Rivers"
by Masahiro Murakami
(Kochi University and United Nations University, Japan)
"Transboundary River Problems: What Could Happen?"
by Libor Jansky
(Department of Soil Science, Comenius University, Bratislava,
"Democratization and Eco-Politics in East Central Europe:
The Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Conflict"
by Miklos Sukosd
(Department of Political Science, Central European University)
The Seminar will be followed by a reception.
Friday, December 12, 1997 2:00-4:00 pm
Popper Room (old building)
Central European University
1051 Budapest Nador u. 9.
For more information, please call Matthew Wilkinson at 327-3092.
The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) is
an independent, not-for-profit organization of international character
devoted to the improvement of the environment in Central and Eastern Europe
(CEE). 15 CEE countries are beneficiary countries of the REC. The REC is
now accepting applications for the position of a
Project Officer to the Secretariat of the Sofia Initiative on Economic
The 1995 Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference in Sofia, Bulgaria,
approved the Sofia Initiatives. One of the four areas of work identified
under the Sofia Initiatives is economic instruments. The Ministry of
Environment of the Czech Republic is chairing the Sofia Initiative on
Economic Instruments (SIEI) and the REC provides the secretariat to the
implementation of the SIEI work program. The work program (available on:
http://www.rec.org/REC/Programs/SofiaInitiatives ) mainly covers policy
analysis, data collection, cross-country comparison, awareness raising and
promotion of regional dialogue and cooperation, and, includes the following
project activities in 1998:
1) Sourcebook on economic instruments in CEE;
2) Workshop "Economic Instruments in CEE and EU Accession";
3) Electronic newsletter on green budget reform;
4) Local language reports on policy integration/green budget reform for
raising awareness of political and business executives.
Qualifications and Tasks
The successful candidate will assist the Project Manager in implementing
the SIEI work program. The position is limited for one year (possibilities
for prolongation and promotion exist) starting in January, 1998. The
successful candidate will work at RECs Headquarters in Szentendre, Hungary.
The applicant should have the following qualifications:
- At least two years of work experience in CEE countries in the area of
- University degree in (environmental) economics or related area;
- Excellent written and spoken English language abilities and good computer
- Existing contacts with environmental economists in CEE and Western countries;
- Motivation to work in a team, ability and willingness to take
responsibility, flexibility, commitment to the activities of the SIEI work
- Citizen of a CEE country (applications from Western experts are only
considered if a long-year work record in the CEE region on economic
instruments for environmental protection can be shown).
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following main tasks:
- Drafting the English and local language reports on policy
integration/green budget reform and coordinating the production of these
- assisting in producing the monthly newsletter on green budget reform,
including researching and writing contributions;
- assisting in producing the sourcebook on economic instruments in all
stages of the project;
- assisting in conducting the workshop "Economic Instruments in CEE and EU
Accession" in all stages.
Please send your application including CV and cover letter (and possible
recommendations) to Mr. Mozes Kiss, The Regional Environmental Center for
Central and Eastern Europe, Ady Endre ut 9-11, 2000 Szentendre, Hungary,
fax: (+36-26)311294, e-mail: . Applications are accepted until
December 12, 1997.
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